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International artists visit Jewish Academy

SAN DIEGO — Mordechai Rosenstein’s art has been presented to President George Bush, Yitzhak Shamir of Israel, author Elie Wiesel and the Pope. In December, he plans to visit San Diego Jewish Academy in December to exhibit his art and engage students in creating a newly commissioned piece.
Students at the academy will have the opportunity to work with Rosenstein during his visit. At SDJA, he will engage students in the creation of a piece of art that will incorporate the school’s current annual theme of kavod, the Hebrew word for respect.
Rosenstein has traveled throughout the U.S. and internationally exhibiting his unique painting style in synagogues and schools. By uniting his interest in Judaica and art, Rosenstein has given a contemporary and relevant meaning to the art of Hebrew calligraphy.
In conjunction with this artist’s visit to SDJA, a wine and cheese reception will be held in his honor at the campus from 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 15. The event is free and open to the public. At the reception, some of Rosenstein’s unique works of art will be exhibited.
For more information or to RSVP for the reception, contact Debbie Kornberg at (858) 704-3785 or To view Rosenstein’s art, visit